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Getting your dream home tested for mold before you close?

If you're in the process of purchasing your dream home, you've probably worked hard to save the money necessary to buy the house.  Buyers usually get standard inspections, but people often overlook the value of mold testing when they're going through the process.  If you want to perform instant mold testing and inspection, Calgary has...

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Cleaning up mold due to leaking plumbing or sweaty pipes

Mold and fungi thrive in any environment where there is warmth, darkness and moisture. Unfortunately for us, many fungi produce spores that are harmful and can cause anything from allergies to respiratory distress in humans. This means that anywhere that is humid there will be mold growing, including the inside and outside of sweaty pipes....

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Indoor Air Quality – What it Means to Your Family

The term “indoor air quality,” or IAQ, describes the healthfulness of the atmosphere inside our living and working spaces. It can be negatively effected by gasses that seep in, by smoking tobacco products, even by pets.

For most of us, though, the most important issue to be aware of is the presence of fungus. Mold and...

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Ten Mold Mistakes to Avoid

1. IGNORING POSSIBLE MOLD HEALTH SYMPTOMS BEING SUFFERED BY ONE OR MORE FAMILY MEMBERS OR CO-WORKERS. Be concerned about possible mold problems if one or more occupants is suffering from unexplained health problems such as an ongoing itchy eyes, bloody nose, sinus problems, headaches, nose congestion, runny nose, skin rashes, skin sores, coughing, breathing difficulties, difficulty...
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How can I clean areas of mold in my home or business?

Health Canada recommends homeowners to hire a professional certified mold remediation company like MoldPro Inc. that is a member of the BBB, IICRC and fully insured to do the work.  

I have mold in my apartment and my landlord won’t address the situation. Can you help?

MoldPro Inc. can provide information and recommendations to you and your...
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What are the health effects of mold exposure?

Many molds can cause adverse health effects. Molds produce allergens, irritants and, sometimes, toxins that may cause adverse reactions in humans. A reaction to mold depends on how much a person is exposed to, the general health and age of a person and the person’s sensitivities or allergies. The same amount of mold may cause...
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Should I have my home or business tested for mold?

If you can see or smell mold, testing is usually not necessary. It is likely that there is a source of moisture that needs to be fixed and the mold needs to be cleaned or removed. Even if testing is done, no standards or guidelines exist to judge acceptable amounts of mold. Testing cannot determine whether...
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